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Mar 28, 2016 10:38 am

Cris ‘Cyborg’ Justino will make UFC debut at UFC 198 in Brazil

The highly anticipated UFC debut of Invicta FC featherweight champion Cris “Cyborg” Justino has finally been announced. The UFC released the news on Monday that “Cyborg” will face Leslie Smith in a catchweight bout at 140 pounds on the UFC 198 card on May 14. Justino who usually fights at the featherweight limit of 145...

Mar 25, 2016 10:19 pm

Frank Mir answers whether or not he will retire following Mark Hunt loss

This past weekend at UFC Brisbane, Frank Mir suffered a KO loss at the hands of Mark Hunt, who picked up yet another walk-off KO win. At 36 years old, and with 15 years as a professional fighter, many are wondering if this is it for Mir. Despite that, the former heavyweight champion believes his...

Mar 20, 2016 2:23 am

UFN 85 Bonus Report: Three fighters take home an extra 50K

‘UFC Fight Night 85’ in Brisbane delivered some memorable fights and solid finishes. With that said, UFC President Dana White handed out three “Performance of the night” awards at tonight’s post fight press conference. Those $50,000 ‘UFC Fight Night 85′ bonuses went to the following fighters: Performance of the night bonus – Mark Hunt for...


Mar 19, 2016 8:12 am

Frankie Edgar would “Love” the chance at rematch with Jose Aldo

While it’s no secret that former UFC lightweight champion Frankie Edgar wants a crack at Conor McGregor’s featherweight championship, there’s also another fight that intrigues Edgar. Back in 2013 after suffering back to back losses to Benson Henderson in title fights, Edgar dropped down to featherweight and was awarded an immediate title shot against Jose...

Mar 16, 2016 1:28 am

VIDEO | Nate Diaz gets slapped silly at his jiu-jitsu black belt promotion

Here’s a classic video for the history books that shows Nate Diaz getting his black belt from his longtime coach Cesar Gracie. According to bjjee, Diaz was awarded his black belt in 2012 before his fight with Jim Miller at UFC on FOX 3. The younger Diaz brother was given his black belt after 12...

Mar 9, 2016 2:56 pm

Fabricio Werdum blasts Conor McGregor

It’s no secret that Fabricio Werdum and Conor McGregor don’t like one another. The pair’s beef extends back quite some time, but grew to an entirely new level when McGregor bashed Werdum during his 2016 World MMA Awards acceptance speech. Several weeks ago when Rafael dos Anjos was forced to withdraw from his UFC 196...

Mar 5, 2016 11:33 pm

UFC 196 Bonus Report: Diaz vs. McGregor gets ‘FOTN’

UFC 196 in Las Vegas delivered some memorable fights and solid finishes. With that said, UFC President Dana White handed out three “Performance of the night” awards at tonight’s post fight press conference. Those $50,000 ‘UFC 196’ bonuses went to the following fighters: Performance of the night bonus – Nate Diaz earned $50,000 for his second-round...

Mar 2, 2016 10:07 am

BREAKING: Wanderlei Silva ends retirement and signs with Bellator MMA

Bellator MMA has just announced the signing of former UFC and PRIDE veteran Wanderlei Silva. The legendary fighter who announced his retirement after a lifetime ban from MMA after evading a random drug test has come out of retirement since being released by the UFC and a re-hearing with the Nevada Athletic Commission. Silva’s received...

Feb 28, 2016 11:36 am

Photo: Fight metrics back the judges decision in Bisping vs. Silva bout

Michael Bisping picked up the biggest win of his mixed martial arts career at yesterday’s UFC Fight Night 84 event in London, when he earned a unanimous decision victory over former middleweight title holder Anderson Silva. Some fans and analysts felt that “The Spider” should have been awarded the victory last night. However, after looking at the...

Feb 27, 2016 7:43 pm

MMA world reacts to Michael Bisping’s win over Anderson Silva

Saturday afternoon in London, Michael Bisping and Anderson Silva went to war over the course of 5 rounds. Ultimately, Bisping was awarded the unanimous decision win. Immediately, Twitter went wild with reactions from fighters in awe of Bisping’s impressive win over arguably the greatest fighter of all time. Below you can see a compilation of...

Feb 27, 2016 5:46 pm

VIDEO | Michael Bisping backstage interview after win over Anderson Silva

In the main event of UFC London, Michael Bisping and Anderson Silva went to war for 5 rounds. Ultimately, Michael Bisping was awarded the unanimous decision win in front of the fans in London, extending his undefeated win streak in the United Kingdom. Hear from Michael Bisping immediately following the bout in his backstage interview...

Feb 27, 2016 4:46 pm

UFC Fight Night 84 Bonus Report: Four fighters take home $50,000

‘UFC Fight Night 84’ in London delivered some memorable fights and solid finishes. With that said, UFC President Dana White handed out three “Performance of the night” awards at tonight’s post fight press conference. Those $50,000 ‘UFC Fight Night 84’ bonuses went to the following fighters: Performance of the night bonus – Scott Askham earned...

Feb 27, 2016 4:32 pm

VIDEO | Michael Bisping & Anderson Silva Octagon Interviews

In the main event of ‘UFC Fight Night: London’, Michael Bisping and Anderson Silva went to war for 5 rounds. Ultimately, Michael Bisping was awarded the unanimous decision win in front of the fans in London, extending his unbeaten streak in the United Kingdom. Above you can see the Octagon interviews from both fighters. In...

Feb 27, 2016 4:18 pm

Dana White weighs in on Michael Bisping’s win over Anderson Silva

Saturday afternoon in London, Michael Bisping and Anderson Silva went to war for 5 rounds. Ultimately, Michael Bisping was awarded the unanimous decision win over Anderson Silva in front of the fans in London, keeping his unbeaten streak in the UK alive! Despite the judges scoring the bout in Bisping’s favor, many scored the fight...

Feb 25, 2016 1:09 pm

DADA 5000’s Family releases statement on Joe Rogan’s ‘racist’ comments

In the co-main event of Bellator 149, Kimbo Slice and Dada 5000 fought in what many believed to be one of the strangest fights in MMA history. Both men gassed out in the fight extremely quick, forcing referee ‘Big’ John McCarthy to even stand the fighters up at one point when Kimbo had mount. Ultimately,...

Feb 21, 2016 9:25 pm

UFC Fight Night 83 Bonus Report: Four fighters take home $50,000

‘UFC Fight Night 83’ in Pittsburgh delivered some memorable fights and solid finishes. With that said, UFC President Dana White handed out three “Performance of the night” awards at tonight’s post fight press conference. Those $50,000 ‘UFC Fight Night 83’ bonuses went to the following fighters: Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone –  Cerrone defeated Alex Oliveira via...

Feb 20, 2016 8:48 am

VIDEO | Hilarious Johny Hendricks parody of “I can’t feel my face”

Former UFC welterweight champ Johny Hendricks parodys The Weekend's 'I Can't Feel My Face' for the Eighth Annual Fighters Only World MMA Awards (written by MMA Roasted, performed by Jered Jones of Offset Season, courtesy of Fighters Only) Posted by Fightbook MMA on Friday, February 12, 2016 Back at the 2016 World MMA Awards former...

Feb 20, 2016 12:07 am

PHOTO | Tito Ortiz wins big with Bellator 149 bet

Last night in the co-main event of Bellator 149 Kimbo Slice and Dada 5000 had their highly anticipated grudge match. Ultimately, Slice was awarded the win after Dada 5000 hit the ground from apparent exhaustion. Dada 5000 was then taken out of the cage via a stretcher. While the reaction from the MMA community wasn’t...

Feb 19, 2016 11:57 pm

Fighters react to controversial Ken Shamrock vs. Royce Gracie fight

In the main event of Bellator 149 Ken Shamrock and Royce Gracie stepped into the cage to fight for a third time. The fight was a short one, that ultimately saw Gracie awarded the TKO win after landing some ground and pound on Shamrock. The controversy however came due to the fact that many noticed...

Feb 18, 2016 1:12 am

UFC announces Anthony Pettis vs. Edson Barboza for UFC 197

The UFC announced another exciting bout for the UFC 197 card taking place on April 23 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. Former UFC lightweight champion Anthony “Showtime” Pettis will meet Edson Barboza that has “Fight of the Night” written all over it. #UFC197 lands LW scrap between @ShowtimePettis & @EdsonBarbozaJR...

Feb 16, 2016 3:26 pm

Irish media lashes out at Conor McGregor

Conor McGregor is without a doubt one of the most polarizing figures in MMA. The brash Irishman’s comments often come across as nothing short of shocking when it comes to pre-fight banter with his opponents. For example, at the UFC 196 press conference, McGregor continually threw insults at his opponent, UFC lightweight champion Rafael dos...

Feb 14, 2016 12:56 pm

Fight Trailer: Rafael dos Anjos vs Conor McGregor – Legacy

Featherweight champ Conor McGregor has done everything so far that he’s set out to do in his UFC career so far. Rafael dos Anjos in nearly four years has only lost one contest since dropping a loss to Khabib Nurmagomedov. Check out the fight trailer to the biggest event so far this year.